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North American P-51 Mustang fighter

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On This Day…March 16th

On 16th March, 1944, the 332nd Fighter Group (The Tuskegee Airmen) took delivery of three P47s in their base in Sicily to start their transition training from P40s. It was with the Thunderbolts that the air group had orders to paint the tails[...]

1/48 Accurate Miniatures P-51A

Latest off the bench is this old AM P-51A with some after market items. Really decent kit that one can assemble with not a lot of issues. Decent cockpit detail and over all shape is good, the only draw back is a rather thick canopy that runs thr[...]

Yahu Models Instument Panel Review… Revell of Germany 1/32 P-51D Mustang “early”, and Tamiya 1/48 F4U Corsair

I received these aftermarket instrument panels in the mail a few days ago, and wanted to do a quick review on them. I'll give you two guesses as to what my upcoming plans are for builds in the near future........... :) First up is the 1/32 sc[...]

1/48 Tamiya P-51B Old Crow

First build for 2019. 1/48 Tamiya P-51B in Bud Anderon's early B markings. Painted with Tamiya paints . Enjoy :) by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by[...]

1/32 Scale RB 51 ‘Red Baron’ Fisher Models

Here is a progress report on my RB 51 Mustang, This kit fought me the whole way, everything just went wrong. I painted this kit twice, yip, TWICE. The paint was flaking and not sticking to the resin, so when I removed the masking tape, the pain[...]

Airfix P-51D 1/48

First completion of 2019. Actually its been in process for awhile. The Airfix kit is well done with no flaws to mention. Airfix's color coded assembly instructions came in handy in a few steps though. I added an Eduard P-51D interior PE set,[...]

On This Day…March 1st

American GI Ivan Parrott captured on film as he runs through the smoke in no man's land near Neuss, Germany during the Battle for the Rhine on 1st March 1945. _______________ More diorama bait... Lancaster of 153 Squadron, Scampton, England[...]

On This Day…February 27th

The iconic twin body Mustang, ‘Betty Jo’ took off from Honolulu on February 27th,1947 and flew almost 5,000 non-stop to New York City in 14 hours and 33 minutes. _______________ Messerschmitt 110 (ZG1) shot down by anti-aircraft fire on [...]

On This Day…February 26th

There’s no substitute for experience. On 26th February, 2012 the North American P-51 known as ‘The Brat III’ (owned and operated at considerable expense by the Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Dallas) found itself circling above Mobile, Alabama with[...]

On This Day…February 22nd

RAF Air Transport Auxilliary ferry pilot, Veronica, sits in her Spitfire, February 22nd, 1943. ______________ Four caskets containing 22nd Marines, Parry Island, Eniwetok, February 22nd, 1944. _______________ 22nd February 1944. A TBM Av[...]